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LightHouse will be closed on Wednesday, June 19 for the Juneteenth holiday.

Events in October 2022

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Sep 25
Sep 26(1 event)

9:45 am: Low Vision Skills: Putting It All Together (online)


Sep 26

The Low Vision Skills: Putting It All Together course is composed of essential topics recommended for all participants who are new to low vision.

Adults 55 and older, in addition to adult clients of all ages being served by the California Department of Rehabilitation, are invited to participate in a virtual six-session course geared towards learning about their changes in vision. Participants will learn practical ways to maximize successful, independent living skills in work, school, and daily living environments.

The virtual course is divided into six lessons over three weeks: a 2.5-hour introductory lesson with a Low Vision Optometrist, Social Worker, and two Certified Low Vision Therapists, followed by five, 2.5-hour lessons which will include practical skills taught by the Certified Low Vision Therapists.

It is a comprehensive skills training distance course introducing participants to foundational low vision concepts, skills, and current technologies for maximizing successful, independent daily living skills. After the virtual six-session course, participants can expect to feel more confident in using their vision and making changes in their environment for independent daily living skills. Thereafter, participants can be eligible for individualized Low Vision Therapy lessons.

The classes will be taught via Zoom Video Conferencing, best viewed on a tablet, laptop, or computer (phone is not recommended for participation in this course due to small screen size for viewing class materials and resource options) at the following dates and times (Pacific Standard Time):

Week 1: Monday, September 12 and Wednesday, September 14 – 9:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Week 2: September 19 and Wednesday, September 21 – 9:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Week 3: September 26 and Wednesday, September 28 – 9:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

If you are not with the California Department of Rehabilitation, and if you are age 55 and older, living in the counties of San Francisco, San Mateo, Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Humboldt, Del Norte and Trinity, there may be partial scholarship funding for training and course materials. For adults working with the California Department of Rehabilitation, please contact your Rehabilitation Counselor directly to discuss participation and referral.

Please RSVP by Monday, August 29 to receive class materials in time for the first class on Monday, September 12. To register please contact Debbie Bacon at 415-694-7357 or Certified Low Vision Therapist, Gina di Grazia at gdigrazia@lighthouse-sf.org. The class is limited to ten students; once the class limit is reached, or for referrals received after August 29, 2022, students may be placed on a waitlist for the next available class (date TBA).

 

Sep 27
Sep 28(1 event)

9:45 am: Low Vision Skills: Putting It All Together (online)


Sep 28

The Low Vision Skills: Putting It All Together course is composed of essential topics recommended for all participants who are new to low vision.

Adults 55 and older, in addition to adult clients of all ages being served by the California Department of Rehabilitation, are invited to participate in a virtual six-session course geared towards learning about their changes in vision. Participants will learn practical ways to maximize successful, independent living skills in work, school, and daily living environments.

The virtual course is divided into six lessons over three weeks: a 2.5-hour introductory lesson with a Low Vision Optometrist, Social Worker, and two Certified Low Vision Therapists, followed by five, 2.5-hour lessons which will include practical skills taught by the Certified Low Vision Therapists.

It is a comprehensive skills training distance course introducing participants to foundational low vision concepts, skills, and current technologies for maximizing successful, independent daily living skills. After the virtual six-session course, participants can expect to feel more confident in using their vision and making changes in their environment for independent daily living skills. Thereafter, participants can be eligible for individualized Low Vision Therapy lessons.

The classes will be taught via Zoom Video Conferencing, best viewed on a tablet, laptop, or computer (phone is not recommended for participation in this course due to small screen size for viewing class materials and resource options) at the following dates and times (Pacific Standard Time):

Week 1: Monday, September 12 and Wednesday, September 14 – 9:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Week 2: September 19 and Wednesday, September 21 – 9:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Week 3: September 26 and Wednesday, September 28 – 9:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

If you are not with the California Department of Rehabilitation, and if you are age 55 and older, living in the counties of San Francisco, San Mateo, Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Humboldt, Del Norte and Trinity, there may be partial scholarship funding for training and course materials. For adults working with the California Department of Rehabilitation, please contact your Rehabilitation Counselor directly to discuss participation and referral.

Please RSVP by Monday, August 29 to receive class materials in time for the first class on Monday, September 12. To register please contact Debbie Bacon at 415-694-7357 or Certified Low Vision Therapist, Gina di Grazia at gdigrazia@lighthouse-sf.org. The class is limited to ten students; once the class limit is reached, or for referrals received after August 29, 2022, students may be placed on a waitlist for the next available class (date TBA).

 

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Oct 13(1 event)

2:00 pm: Tecnología para Todos (en línea)


Oct 13

oin the LightHouse’s monthly access Technology Spanish meeting. Tecnología para todos is a space where users share their knowledge and experience. Each month, we talk about services, applications and devices available for blind and low vision users. This event will be conducted using the Zoom platform. You can connect to Zoom using a computer, an app, or by dialing in from any phone. Zoom meeting details will be provided when you RSVP by email to: jcolon@lighthouse-sf.org or by calling 415-694-7323.

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Oct 19(1 event)

2:00 pm: So You Think You Want a Guide Dog (online)


Oct 19

Are you curious to learn more about guide dogs but don't know where to start? This workshop will cover how to decide if a guide dog is right for you, what skills you need before applying to schools, common misconceptions about guide dogs, how to pick a guide dog school, what to expect during the application process, and how to best prepare for school once you are accepted.

Please RSVP by October 18 to Briana Kusuma at ‪BKusuma@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7335.

Oct 20(1 event)

6:00 pm: 30% & Growing: Job-tober Fest (in-person)


Oct 20

It's after work and beer o'clock when we will gather at Lighthouse HQ for some bratwurst, beer and good conversation about getting a head (wait, that's beer) ahead in the workplace. The evening's fare is in the House and on the house. You provide the good questions and great vibes. Cheers.

LightHouse headquarters is located at 1155 Market St. 10th Floor in San Francisco. Get directions to the LightHouse.

RSVP by October 13 at noon to Maia Scott at Mscott@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7608.

Oct 21(1 event)

8:00 pm: Spanish Audio-Description Club (online)/Reunion de Audio Descripción en Español (en línea)


Oct 21

Reunion de Audio Descripción en Español

Cuando: Octuvre 21 2022 8:00 – 10:00 P.M.

Quién: jóvenes ciegos y de baja vista.

RSVP: Para registrarse, contacten a Daisy Soto dsoto@lighthouse-sf.org o 415-694-7328

Buscando algo nuevo que hacer los viernes por la tarde? Estamos muy emocionados en presentar el regreso de nuestro programa para jóvenes, una reunión para mirar películas y series con audio descripción en español! No importa si son fluidos en español, o si simplemente quieren practicar el idioma un poco más conviviendo con amigos y mirando una nueva película. Espero que todos nos puedan acompañar para Este programa, cada tercer Viernes del mes a las 8:00 PM.
Este mes miraremos el siguiente capítulo de Hawkeye, una de las nuevas aventuras de Marvel.

When: Friday October 21, 2022 from 8:00 – 10:00 PM

Who: Blind and low-vision teens and young adults

RSVP: Contact Daisy Soto at dsoto@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7328

Looking for something new to do on Friday night’s? We’re excited to announce a the return of the Spanish audio described movie club for teens and young adults. Whether you’re a fluent speaker or just want to brush up on some Spanish skills and connect with friends over an action-packed movie, or show we hope you’ll join us every third Friday of the month at 8:00 PM!
This month we will be watching the next episode of Hawkeye, one of the latest Marvel series releases!

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Oct 26
Oct 27(1 event)

2:00 pm: Tecnología para Todos (en línea)


Oct 27

oin the LightHouse’s monthly access Technology Spanish meeting. Tecnología para todos is a space where users share their knowledge and experience. Each month, we talk about services, applications and devices available for blind and low vision users. This event will be conducted using the Zoom platform. You can connect to Zoom using a computer, an app, or by dialing in from any phone. Zoom meeting details will be provided when you RSVP by email to: jcolon@lighthouse-sf.org or by calling 415-694-7323.

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Nov 5(1 event)

7:00 pm: Enchanted Hills Camp Virtual Campfire (online)


Nov 5

Join a fun-filled evening that will consist of all your favorite real campfire traditions, including camp’s traditional opening campfire ceremony rituals, special guest performances, and singalongs. Campfire attendees will also be informed of rebuild updates and all other camp related program offerings.

To register for the event and get the Zoom link for the virtual campfire, please contact Andrew Martinez at AMartinez@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7642.

The events for the upcoming week are read aloud on our event hotline every Friday, which can be accessed by calling 415-694-7325. For more information about visiting the Adaptations Store, head to our shop page.

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